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Richmond Woman Claims Fatal Suffocation Of Romantic Rival Was Exorcism

A Richmond murder defendant said she was performing an exorcism on a romantic rival before the woman died.

07/19/2012

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Dead Hayward Teenager Was Hanged From Tree

A teenager found hanging from a tree branch in the Hayward Hills died of asphyxiation, although it’s unclear whether his death is a suicide or a homicide, authorities said Friday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/29/2010

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Restrained San Francisco Jail Inmate Death Ruled Homicide

The San Francisco medical examiner’s office has ruled the death last year of a jail inmate who was being restrained by sheriff’s deputies to be homicide.

CBS San Francisco–09/24/2010